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Bride of Monster

October 5 - November 18, 2017

Venue
Creativity Explored

Location
San Francisco

Devil Girl Monster (Detail) by Christina Fong © 2017 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, acrylic, paint markers and permanent markers on canvas, 26.5 x 15 inches

Bride of Monster features wild and woolly new intepretations of female monsters.

Bride of Monster is a small-group exhibition featuring wild and woolly new interpretations of female monsters from film, folklore, and mythology.

Creativity Explored 2 Studio Manager E. Francis Kohler curated this exhibition, which he hopes will provoke thought about the historical relationship between representations of monsters and people with disabilities. Bride of Monster is a long-coming third installment of the 2003 exhibition, Monster, and two years later, Revenge of Monster. “It’s been 12 years, and I thought it might be kind of fun to revisit monsters and disability – this time, complicating the theme by adding the layer of women, another group that has been historically oppressed."

With works ranging from a series of repurposed mannequin heads to bold, graphic renderings of yōkai from Japanese folklore, Bride of Monster is a must-see this October.

Featured artists include Christina Marie FongThomas PringleYukari SakuraGerald Wiggins, and Richard Wright



Opening Reception

Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Donor Preview*

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*To become a donor, click here.

Guests are strongly encouraged to attend the opening reception donned in your most extravagant (or subtle) "monsterwear."

FREE parking available during the opening reception at Mission Dolores Church (enter on Church Street) from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

Related Event: How to Make a Monster
October 28, 2017
1:00 to 4:00 pm
Using the Exquisite Corpse method of creation, participants will design, draw, and build a life-size monster (or two – or three!).

To see photos from the Opening Reception and for the full price list, click here.

 

 

 

REBEL CLAY

September 7 - October 7, 2017

Venue
Cavin-Morris Gallery

Location
New York, New York

Maya by Ricardo Estella © 2011 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 10 x 10 x 8 inches

Cavin-Morris Gallery in NYC includes work by Peter Cordova and Ricardo Estella in REBEL CLAY.

Creativity Explored is proud to have the artwork of Peter Cordova and Ricardo Estella included in Cavin-Morris Gallery's exhibition of non-mainstream ceramics titled REBEL CLAY. This exhibition will be the first of its kind in the country.

Clay is a direct way for the artist to sing his or her ideas directly with no traditional references. The clay becomes language, a voice of individual intentionalities, a narrative device. The stylistic range is very wide, from the whimsical to the mysterious, from cultural resistance to spirit and conjure, from Art Brut to beyond mainstream.


Exhibition Dates
September 7 - October 7, 2017

Exhibition Location
Cavin-Morris Gallery
210 Eleventh Ave, Suite 201
New York, NY 10001

Opening Reception
Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:00 to 8:00 pm

For further information please contact info@cavinmorris.com or call 212-226-3768.



Red Face by Peter Cordova © 2017 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 11.75 x 9.75 x 7.5 inches


Indian Face I by Peter Cordova © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 10.5 x 6 x 7 inches


Indian Face II by Peter Cordova © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 11.75 x 7.75 x 5.5 inches


Indian Head Tail by Peter Cordova © 2017 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 14 x 10 x 9 inches


Skull I by Ricardo Estella © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 5.5 x 11.25 x 8 inches


Skull II by Ricardo Estella © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 6 x 10.25 x 8 inches


Buddha by Ricardo Estella © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, glazed ceramic sculpture, 10 x 12.5 x 7.5 inches

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